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Easter Food And Wine – Cyprus

Lamb Souvla There is nothing more embedded in Cypriot culture than a traditional souvla. Souvla in Cyprus is pretty much cooked on any occasion. We usually choose pork for our Sunday lunch but we always go for lamb on a...

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Introducing Yiannoudi 2017

The project started 9 years ago when we planted the first Yiannoudi vines. Yiannoudi is an exciting indigenous Cypriot variety that still has a lot to showcase. This is our first official release and hopefully more will follow....

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Bud break is here!

What is Bud break? Bud break is the magical time of the year where vines wake up from their dormancy and new life starts. The first tiny leaves will soon begin photosynthesis which in turn will put the vine in full gear. In...

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Christmas Dinner and Wine Pairing Options.

Christmas dinner for most of us is the perfect time to showcase our cooking skills and to declare ourselves as the best cooks in the family. Cooking the right dish might be easy but how well prepared are we when it comes to wine...

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Sulfur Dioxide in wine. Is it fine to use?

The history of sulfur dioxide. Sulfur dioxide (So2) or loosely referred to as Sulfites has been used by humans for thousands of years for its fumigation properties. The ancient Greeks knew its antiseptic qualities and used it in...

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Σπούρτικο: Λεμονανθοί, λευκά τριαντάφυλλα και κιούλι

Press. Εφημερίδα Αλήθεια από Δέσποινα Τηλεμάχου, Δευτέρα 8 Ιουνίου 2020. Πατήστε εδώ για μεγέθυνση Δημιουργός και συγγραφέας...

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Post coronavirus wine trends

Press. Sunday Mail article by George Kassianos, president of the Cyprus Sommeliers Association. Sunday 24th of May.......

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Wine and Fast Food pairings. Burgers, Souvlaki, Pizza…

When we talk about wine and food pairings, fast food dishes are usually not mentioned enough. We talk about things like mushroom risotto with white wine, rib eye steak with red wines or seafood salads with rose wines. Today we are...

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Your favourite Fikardos wine delivered to you.

Staying home, relax and enjoy your favourite wine with your family. Organise a virtual wine tasting night with your friends. Sip some wine while you "work". Staying home doesn't mean you cant enjoy the things you love. A. Order...

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What are these Crystals in my wine? Tartrates explained.

The crystals we sometimes find stuck on a cork or the bottom of our wine bottle are called tartrates. Tartrates are a naturally occurring substance formed from tartaric acid. Tartaric acid is the main acid in wine and the one...

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